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Gal Gadot in 2016
Gal Gadot (aka Gal Gadot-Varsano; GAH-l GAH-do-T; Hebrew: גל גדות; born 30 April 1985) is an Israeli actress and model. Gadot won Miss Israel 2004, before serving in the Israel Defence Forces. She played Gisele Harabo in the 2009 movie Fast and Furious. Gadot also played Wonder Woman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2016. She appeared in the solo movie Wonder Woman (2017) and again as Wonder Woman in Justice League (2017).
Gadot was born in Tel Aviv, Israel to Jewish parents and grew up in Rosh HaAyin, Israel. In Hebrew, her first name means "wave". Her last name means "riverbanks". Her parents were born in Israel. They changed their last name from "Greenstein" to "Gadot". Her father Michael Gadot is an engineer. Her mother Irit (née Weiss) is a teacher. Gadot's grandparents are Holocaust survivors. She has a younger sister, Dana.
From the age of 20, Gadot served for two years as a soldier of the Israel Defense Forces. She did well in the three-month training. Gadot says of her time in the army, "You give two or three years, and it's not about you. You give your freedom away for a while. You learn discipline and respect".
|2009||Fast & Furious||Gisele Yashar|
|2010||Knight and Day||Naomi|
|2011||Fast Five||Gisele Yashar|
|2013||Fast & Furious 6||Gisele Yashar|
|2014||Kicking Out Shoshana||Mirit Ben Harush|
|2015||Furious 7||Gisele Yashar|
|2016||Triple 9||Elena Vlaslov|
|2016||Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman|
|2016||Keeping Up with the Joneses||Natalie Jones|
|2017||Wonder Woman||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman|
|2017||Justice League||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman|
|2020||Wonder Woman 1984||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman||Post-production|
|2021||Zack Snyder's Justice League||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman||Pre-production|
|2007||Bubot||Miriam "Merry" Elkayam||Series|
|2009||Entourage||Lisa||Episode: "Amongst Friends"|
|2009||The Beautiful Life||Olivia||3 episodes|
|2017||Saturday Night Live||Herself / Host||Episode: "Gal Gadot/Sam Smith"|
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